indweller

Definitions of indweller
  1. noun
    a person who inhabits a particular place
    synonyms: denizen, dweller, habitant, inhabitant
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    Agrippina the Elder
    granddaughter of Augustus and mother of Caligula and Agrippina the Younger (14 BC - AD 33)
    Agrippina the Younger
    wife who poisoned Claudius after her son Nero was declared heir and who was then put to death by Nero
    Alcaeus
    Greek lyric poet of Lesbos; reputed inventor of Alcaic verse (611-580 BC)
    Alcibiades
    ancient Athenian statesman and general in the Peloponnesian War (circa 450-404 BC)
    Antigonus Cyclops
    a general of Alexander the Great and king of Macedonia; lost one eye; killed in a battle at Ipsus (382-301 BC)
    Arminius
    German hero; leader at the battle of Teutoburger Wald in AD 9 (circa 18 BC - AD 19)
    Artaxerxes I
    king of Persia who sanctioned the practice of Judaism in Jerusalem (?-424 BC)
    Artaxerxes II
    king of Persia who subdued numerous revolutions and made peace with Sparta (?-359 BC)
    Athelstan
    the first Saxon ruler who extended his kingdom to include nearly all of England (895-939)
    Clovis I
    king of the Franks who unified Gaul and established his capital at Paris and founded the Frankish monarchy; his name was rendered as Gallic `Louis' (466-511)
    Demetrius Poliorcetes
    son of Antigonus Cyclops and king of Macedonia; he and his father were defeated at the battle of Ipsus (337-283 BC)
    Demosthenes
    Athenian statesman and orator (circa 385-322 BC)
    Draco
    Athenian lawmaker whose code of laws prescribed death for almost every offense (circa 7th century BC)
    Lysimachus
    Macedonian general under Alexander the Great; with Seleucus he defeated Antigonus and Demetrius at the battle of Ipsus (circa 355-281 BC)
    Philemon
    (New Testament) a Christian (probably living in Colossae) whose slave escaped and went to see Saint Paul
    Sappho
    the Greek lyric poet of Lesbos; much admired although only fragments of her poetry have been preserved (6th century BC)
    Seleucus I Nicator
    Macedonian general who accompanied Alexander the Great into Asia; founded a line of kings who reigned in Asia Minor until 65 BC (358-281 BC)
    Socrates
    ancient Athenian philosopher; teacher of Plato and Xenophon (470-399 BC)
    Tenzing Norgay
    Sherpa mountaineer guide who with Sir Edmund Hillary was one of the first to attain the summit of Mount Everest (1914-1986)
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    Asian, Asiatic
    a native or inhabitant of Asia
    European
    a native or inhabitant of Europe
    Aussie, Australian
    a native or inhabitant of Australia
    Austronesian
    a native or inhabitant of Austronesia
    Kiwi, New Zealander
    a native or inhabitant of New Zealand
    American
    a native or inhabitant of a North American or Central American or South American country
    American
    a native or inhabitant of the United States
    Alsatian
    a native or inhabitant of Alsace
    borderer
    an inhabitant of a border area (especially the border between Scotland and England)
    cottage dweller, cottager
    someone who lives in a cottage
    easterner
    an inhabitant of an eastern area; especially of the U.S.
    Galilaean, Galilean
    an inhabitant of Galilee (an epithet of Jesus Christ)
    Hittite
    a member of an ancient people who inhabited Anatolia and northern Syria about 2000 to 1200 BC
    island-dweller, islander
    an inhabitant of an island
    landlubber, landman, landsman
    a person who lives and works on land
    Latin
    an inhabitant of ancient Latium
    liver
    someone who lives in a place
    marcher
    an inhabitant of a border district
    Nazarene
    an inhabitant of Nazareth
    Northerner
    an inhabitant of the North
    Numidian
    an inhabitant of ancient Numidia
    Occidental
    a native inhabitant of the Occident
    Philistine
    a member of an Aegean people who settled ancient Philistia around the 12th century BC
    Phrygian
    a native or inhabitant of Phrygia
    plainsman
    an inhabitant of a plains region (especially the Great Plains of North America)
    occupant, occupier, resident
    someone who lives at a particular place for a prolonged period or who was born there
    earthling, earthman, tellurian, worldling
    an inhabitant of the earth
    Trinidadian
    inhabitant or native of Trinidad
    villager
    one who has lived in a village most of their life
    westerner
    an inhabitant of a western area; especially of the U.S.
    African American, African-American, Afro-American, Black American
    an American whose ancestors were born in Africa
    Asian American
    an American who is of Asian descent
    Oriental, oriental person
    a member of an Oriental race; the term is regarded as offensive by Asians (especially by Asian Americans)
    Indian
    a native or inhabitant of India
    Abo, Aboriginal, Aborigine, Australian Aborigine, native Australian
    a dark-skinned member of a race of people living in Australia when Europeans arrived
    Eurafrican
    a person of mixed European and African descent
    Eurasian
    a person of mixed European and Asian descent
    sahib
    formerly a term of respect for important white Europeans in colonial India; used after the name
    Celt, Kelt
    a member of a European people who once occupied Britain and Spain and Gaul prior to Roman times
    Frank
    a member of the ancient Germanic peoples who spread from the Rhine into the Roman Empire in the 4th century
    Teuton
    a member of the ancient Germanic people who migrated from Jutland to southern Gaul and were annihilated by the Romans
    Afghan, Afghanistani
    a native or inhabitant of Afghanistan
    Albanian
    a native or inhabitant of Albania
    Altaic
    any member of the peoples speaking a language in the Altaic language group
    Armenian
    a native or inhabitant of Armenia
    Andorran
    a native or inhabitant of Andorra
    Austrian
    a native or inhabitant of Austria
    Bangladeshi
    a native or inhabitant of Bangladesh
    Basque
    a member of a people of unknown origin living in the western Pyrenees in France and Spain
    Bengali
    (Hinduism) a member of a people living in Bangladesh and West Bengal (mainly Hindus)
    Belgian
    a native or inhabitant of Belgium
    Bhutanese, Bhutani
    a native or inhabitant of Bhutan
    Bulgarian
    a native or inhabitant of Bulgaria
    Burmese
    a native or inhabitant of Myanmar
    Belorussian, Byelorussian, White Russian
    a native or inhabitant of Byelorussia
    Byzantine
    a native or inhabitant of Byzantium or of the Byzantine Empire
    Cambodian, Kampuchean
    a native or inhabitant of Cambodia
    Chinese
    a native or inhabitant of Communist China or of Nationalist China
    Cyprian, Cypriot, Cypriote
    a native or inhabitant of Cyprus
    Czech, Czechoslovak, Czechoslovakian
    a native or inhabitant of the former republic of Czechoslovakia
    Czech
    a native of inhabitant of the Czech Republic
    Slovak
    a native or inhabitant of Slovakia
    Dane
    a native or inhabitant of Denmark
    East Indian
    a native or inhabitant of the East Indies
    Brit, Britisher, Briton
    a native or inhabitant of Great Britain
    Angle
    a member of a Germanic people who conquered England and merged with the Saxons and Jutes to become Anglo-Saxons
    Saxon
    a member of a Germanic people who conquered England and merged with the Angles and Jutes to become Anglo-Saxons; dominant in England until the Norman Conquest
    Jute
    a member of a Germanic people who conquered England and merged with the Angles and Saxons to become Anglo-Saxons
    Langobard, Lombard
    a member of a Germanic people who invaded northern Italy in the 6th century
    Finn
    a native or inhabitant of Finland
    Latvian
    a native or inhabitant of Latvia
    Lithuanian
    a native or inhabitant of Lithuania
    French person, Frenchman, Frenchwoman
    a person of French nationality
    Balkan
    an inhabitant of the Balkan Peninsula
    Creole
    a person descended from French ancestors in southern United States (especially Louisiana)
    Creole
    a person of European descent born in the West Indies or Latin America
    Cretan
    a native or inhabitant of Crete
    Greek, Hellene
    a native or inhabitant of Greece
    Thracian
    an inhabitant of ancient Thrace
    Malay, Malayan
    a member of a people inhabiting the northern Malay Peninsula and Malaysia and parts of the western Malay Archipelago
    Dutchman, Hollander, Netherlander
    a native or inhabitant of Holland
    Hindoo, Hindu, Hindustani
    a native or inhabitant of Hindustan or India
    Hmong, Miao
    a people living traditionally in mountain villages in southern China and adjacent areas of Vietnam and Laos and Thailand; many have emigrated to the United States
    Hungarian, Magyar
    a native or inhabitant of Hungary
    Icelander
    a native or inhabitant of Iceland
    Indonesian
    a native or inhabitant of Indonesia
    Irani, Iranian, Persian
    a native or inhabitant of Iran
    Iraki, Iraqi
    a native or inhabitant of Iraq
    Irelander, Irish person
    a native or inhabitant of Ireland
    Israelite
    a native or inhabitant of the ancient kingdom of Israel
    Israeli
    a native or inhabitant of Israel
    Italian
    a native or inhabitant of Italy
    Roman
    an inhabitant of the ancient Roman Empire
    Japanese, Nipponese
    a native or inhabitant of Japan
    Jordanian
    a native or inhabitant of Jordan
    Korean
    a native or inhabitant of Korea who speaks the Korean language
    Kurd
    a member of a largely pastoral Islamic people who live in Kurdistan; the largest ethnic group without their own state
    Kuwaiti
    a native or inhabitant of Kuwait
    Lao, Laotian
    a member of a Buddhist people inhabiting the area of the Mekong River in Laos and Thailand and speaking the Lao language; related to the Thais
    Lapp, Lapplander, Saame, Saami, Same, Sami
    a member of an indigenous nomadic people living in northern Scandinavia and herding reindeer
    Latin American, Latino
    a native of Latin America
    Lebanese
    a native or inhabitant of Lebanon
    Liechtensteiner
    a native or inhabitant of Liechtenstein
    Luxembourger, Luxemburger
    a native or inhabitant of Luxembourg
    Macedonian
    a native or inhabitant of Macedon
    Malaysian
    a native or inhabitant of Malaysia
    Maldivan, Maldivian
    a native or inhabitant of Maldives
    Nauruan
    a native or inhabitant of Nauru
    Nepalese, Nepali
    a native or inhabitant of Nepal
    North American
    a native or inhabitant of North America
    Norse, Norseman, Norwegian
    a native or inhabitant of Norway
    Pakistani
    a native or inhabitant of Pakistan
    Parthian
    a native or inhabitant of Parthia
    Pole
    a native or inhabitant of Poland
    Polynesian
    a native or inhabitant of Polynesia
    Portuguese
    a native or inhabitant of Portugal
    Romanian, Rumanian
    a native or inhabitant of Romania
    San Marinese
    a native or inhabitant of San Marino
    Norse, Northman, Scandinavian
    an inhabitant of Scandinavia
    Scot, Scotchman, Scotsman
    a native or inhabitant of Scotland
    Slovene
    a native of Slovenia
    South American
    a native or inhabitant of South America
    Spaniard
    a native or inhabitant of Spain
    Singhalese, Sinhalese
    a native or inhabitant of Sri Lanka
    Swede
    a native or inhabitant of Sweden
    Sherpa
    a member of the Himalayan people living in Nepal and Tibet who are famous for their skill as mountaineers
    Syrian
    a native or inhabitant of Syria
    Taiwanese
    a native or inhabitant of Taiwan
    Tadzhik, Tajik
    a native or inhabitant of Tajikistan and neighboring areas of Uzbekistan and Afghanistan and China
    Siamese, Tai, Thai
    a native or inhabitant of Thailand
    Tibetan
    a native or inhabitant of Tibet
    Tyrolean
    a native or inhabitant of the Tyrol
    Turki
    any member of the peoples speaking a Turkic language
    Kazakhstani
    a native or inhabitant of Kazakhstan
    Ukranian
    a native or inhabitant of the Ukraine
    Anglo-American
    an American who was born in Britain or one whose ancestors were British
    Alabaman, Alabamian
    a native or resident of Alabama
    Alaskan
    a native or resident of Alaska
    Arizonan, Arizonian
    a native or resident of Arizona
    Arkansan, Arkansawyer
    a native or resident of Arkansas
    Bay Stater
    a native or resident of Massachusetts
    Bostonian
    a native or resident of Boston
    Californian
    a native or resident of California
    Carolinian
    a native or resident of the Carolinas
    Coloradan
    a native or resident of Colorado
    Connecticuter
    a native or resident of Connecticut
    Delawarean, Delawarian
    a native or resident of Delaware
    Floridian
    a native or resident of Florida
    Franco-American
    an American who was born in France or whose ancestors were French
    German American
    an American who was born in Germany or whose ancestors were German
    Georgian
    a native or resident of the American state of Georgia
    Hawaiian
    a native or resident of Hawaii
    Idahoan
    a native or resident of Idaho
    Illinoisan
    a native or resident of Illinois
    Hoosier, Indianan
    a native or resident of Indiana
    Iowan
    a native or resident of Iowa
    Kansan
    a native or resident of Kansas
    Bluegrass Stater, Kentuckian
    a native or resident of Kentucky
    Louisianan, Louisianian
    a native or resident of Louisiana
    Down Easter, Mainer
    a native or resident of Maine
    Marylander
    a native or resident of Maryland
    Michigander, Wolverine
    a native or resident of Michigan
    Gopher, Minnesotan
    a native or resident of Minnesota
    Mississippian
    a native or resident of Mississippi
    Missourian
    a native or resident of Missouri
    Montanan
    a native or resident of Montana
    Cornhusker, Nebraskan
    a native or resident of Nebraska
    Nevadan
    a native or resident of Nevada
    Granite Stater, New Hampshirite
    a native or resident of New Hampshire
    Garden Stater, New Jerseyan, New Jerseyite
    a native of resident of New Jersey
    New Mexican
    a native or resident of New Mexico
    New Yorker
    a native or resident of New York (especially of New York City)
    North Carolinian, Tarheel
    a native or resident of North Carolina
    North Dakotan
    a native or resident of North Dakota
    Buckeye, Ohioan
    a native or resident of Ohio
    Oklahoman, Sooner
    a native or resident of Oklahoma
    Beaver, Oregonian
    a native or resident of Oregon
    Keystone Stater, Pennsylvanian
    a native or resident of Pennsylvania
    Rhode Islander
    a native or resident of Rhode Island
    South Carolinian
    a native or resident of South Carolina
    South Dakotan
    a native or resident of South Dakota
    Tennessean, Volunteer
    a native or resident of Tennessee
    Texan
    a native or resident of Texas
    Utahan
    a native or resident of Utah
    Vermonter
    a native or resident of Vermont
    Virginian
    a native or resident of Virginia
    Washingtonian
    a native or resident of the state of Washington
    Washingtonian
    a native or resident of the city of Washington
    West Virginian
    a native or resident of West Virginia
    Badger, Wisconsinite
    a native or resident of Wisconsin
    Wyomingite
    a native or resident of Wyoming
    Puerto Rican
    a native or resident of Puerto Rico
    Yank, Yankee, Yankee-Doodle
    an American (especially to non-Americans)
    Annamese, Vietnamese
    a native or inhabitant of Vietnam
    Cambrian, Cymry, Welsh, Welshman
    a native or resident of Wales
    Maltese
    a native or inhabitant of Malta
    German
    a person of German nationality
    Gibraltarian
    a native or inhabitant of Gibraltar
    Singaporean
    an inhabitant of Singapore
    Slovenian
    a native or inhabitant of Slovenia
    Sri Lankan
    a native or inhabitant of Sri Lanka
    Dardan, Dardanian, Trojan
    a native of ancient Troy
    Jugoslav, Jugoslavian, Yugoslav, Yugoslavian
    a native or inhabitant of Yugoslavia
    Alexandrian
    a resident or native of Alexandria (especially Alexandria in Egypt)
    Appalachian
    a native or inhabitant of Appalachia
    Bohemian
    a native or inhabitant of Bohemia in the Czech Republic
    coaster
    a resident of a coastal area
    colonial
    a resident of a colony
    Colossian
    a native or inhabitant of the city of Colossae in ancient Phrygia
    dalesman
    a person who lives in the dales of northern England
    Dalmatian
    a native or inhabitant of Dalmatia
    Grecian
    a native or resident of Greece
    housemate
    someone who resides in the same house with you
    Iberian
    a native or inhabitant of the Iberian Peninsula (especially in ancient times)
    Iberian
    a native or inhabitant of Iberia in the Caucasus
    inmate
    one of several resident of a dwelling (especially someone confined to a prison or hospital)
    Mesoamerican
    a member of one of the various peoples inhabiting Mesoamerica
    metropolitan
    a person who lives in a metropolis
    Monacan, Monegasque
    a native or inhabitant of Monaco
    Mongoloid
    a member of the Mongoloid race
    New Englander, Yankee
    an American who lives in New England
    Nisei
    a person born in the United States of parents who emigrated from Japan
    outlier
    a person who lives away from his place of work
    owner-occupier
    an occupant who owns the home that he/she lives in
    sojourner
    a temporary resident
    Southerner
    an American who lives in the South
    Hispanic, Hispanic American, Spanish American
    an American whose first language is Spanish
    stater
    a resident of a particular state or group of states
    suburbanite
    a resident of a suburb
    tenant
    any occupant who dwells in a place
    Timorese
    a native or inhabitant of Timor
    Tory
    an American who favored the British side during the American Revolution
    towner, townsman
    a resident of a town or city
    West Indian
    a native or inhabitant of the West Indies
    Northerner, Yank, Yankee
    an American who lives in the North (especially during the American Civil War)
    type of:
    individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul
    a human being
  2. noun
    activation by an inner spirit or force or principle
    “the Holy Spirit is the indweller of the church and its members”
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    type of:
    activation
    stimulation of activity in an organism or chemical
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